Consumer News

Kashrus Status of Wonder Bread Products

October 2, 2013

The Orthodox Union is now certifying Wonder Bread products in certain (but not all) regions of the USA.  Wonder Bread products that are certified by the Orthodox Union bear the OU…

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OU KOSHER EXPERTS ANSWER SUKKOT QUESTONS ON THE SUKKAH, SCHACH, AND EATING IN THE SUKKAH

September 17, 2013

             OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers in preparation for Sukkot. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org. The…

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ASK OU OUTREACH TO PRESENT FIRST PROGRAM IN THE CATSKILLS; TO ADDRESS HALACHA AND OU POLICY, JULY 21 IN WOODRIDGE

July 8, 2013

In its first event in the Catskills, ASK OU Outreach, together with Congregation Ohev Sholom (“The Woodridge Shul”) will present a special “Shabbos Nachamu Weekend Kashrus Event” on Sunday morning,…

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The Certification of Products of The Coca-Cola Company

June 12, 2013

Statement from Orthodox Union The Orthodox Union wishes to bring to your attention the following points of information:  1) The OU certifies a wide range of products manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company in…

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SWEET MAVENS OF GLASTONBURY, CT RECEIVES ORTHODOX UNION KOSHER CERTIFICATION FOR DELICIOUS BISCOTTI PRODUCTS

June 5, 2013

Sweet Mavens, manufacturer of an award-winning line of tender biscotti, announces that it has been certified kosher by the Orthodox Union (OU). “Becoming certified by the Orthodox Union is the…

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OU Kosher Holds Annual Staff Conference in Borough Park

May 6, 2013

HALACHA AND COLLEGIALITY COMBINE AS OU KOSHER HOLDS ITS ANNUAL STAFF CONFERENCE IN BOROUGH PARK OU Kosher presented its annual staff Kashrut Conference last weekend at the Renaissance Ballroom in…

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OU Honors Sandra Sorenson of ADM

April 22, 2013

The Orthodox Union honors Sandra Sorenson, Global Procurement Manager of ADM (Archer Daniel Midland) for her dedication and excellence in support of the OU’s many non profit program servicing the…

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THE NUMBERS ARE IN – THE OU HAD A BUSY PASSOVER; DISSEMINATING KNOWLEDGE WAS AN ORGANIZATIONAL EFFORT

April 12, 2013

The period between Passover and the Festival of Shavuot is a time of numbers for the Jewish people, with the daily counting of Sefirat HaOmer, for 49 days, leading up…

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OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EXTENDED HOTLINE HOURS BEFORE PASSOVER:

March 12, 2013

SUNDAY, MARCH 24 (10 A.M.-NOON), AND MONDAY, MARCH 25 (10 A.M.-1P.M.) OU Kosher announces special extended hours of the OU Kosher Hotline to assist with Passover preparations—from 10:00 a.m-12 noon…

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OU KOSHER’S RABBI MOSHE ELEFANT JOINS TALKLINE WITH ZEV BRENNER LIVE EACH NIGHT LEADING UP TO PASSOVER

March 8, 2013

Rabbi Moshe Elefant may be most closely identified as Chief Operating Officer of OU Kosher and the magid shiur of the Orthodox Union’s Daf Yomi webcast (whose 1,800 learners a…

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